Awards

Faculty Awards

Van Hook, Jennifer:  Clifford C. Clogg Award for Mid-Career Achievement from the Population Association of America, 2016; Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social or Life Sciences, 2016

Current and Former Student Awards (organized alphabetically)

Greenaway, Emily Smith. 2015 RAND Summer Institute, Sponsored by the University of Michigan MicDA

Greenaway, Emily Smith. 2014 Best Graduate Student Paper, American Sociological Association Population Section, “Mothers’ Reading Skills and Child Survival in Nigeria: Examining the Relevance of Mothers’ Decision-making Power”

Greenaway, Emily Smith. 2014 Population Association of America Poster Award, “Societal-level Educational Context & Child Mortality in sub-Saharan Africa”

Greenaway, Emily Smith. 2012 Penn State’s W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Graduate Student Award

Greenaway, Emily Smith. 2010 Best Graduate Student Paper (unpublished), Penn State Department of Sociology, “Maternal Reading Skills and Child Mortality in Nigeria: A Reassessment of Why Education Matters”

Houle, Jason. Health and Society Research Prize for best population health publication, 1st place, (2016) for “Flu and Finances: Influenza Outbreaks and Loan Defaults in U.S. Cities, 2004-2012.”

Houle, Jason. Penn State Dept. of Sociology Graduate Student Working Paper Award, 1st place (2009) for “Falling From Grace? The Psychological Impact of Downward Intragenerational Occupational Mobility.”

Houle, Jason. SSSP Mental Health Division Graduate Student Paper Award, 1st place (2008) for “Falling From Grace? The Psychological Impact of Downward Intragenerational Occupational Mobility.”

Kane, Jennifer B. 2010 – 2011 National Science Foundation, Dissertation Improvement Grant. $10,000.

Kane, Jennifer B. 2009 – 2011 Penn State College of Liberal Arts Associate Dean's Office, Dissertation Grant. $4,000.

Kane, Jennifer B. 2006 – 2007 Herbert Bailey Graduate Fellowship Fund, Predoctoral Fellowship in Demography. $5,000

Reyes, Adriana. 2015-2016. Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award.